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How are Recruiters Sourcing/Searching Profiles? ( a n d w h y n o t M o n s t e r a n y m o r e )
Your LinkedIn headline can be used to promote your brand statement, core marketing message, most enticing expertise. Succinctly showcase your specialty, value proposition or your so what? Speak directly to the audience you want to entice. Be specific. Include the important key words. Be creative.
Consumer Marketing Expert with a focus on Strategy, Promotions and Campaign Management
13+ years Accomplished Marketing & Business Development Executive / Technology, Social Media & SEO / SEM Savvy / Team Leader
Six Sigma Master Black Belt | Dedicated to process excellence in auto manufacturing
Create an elegant url that may be added to the heading of a resume,
a signature of an email or a business card.
LinkedIn now allows for the import of rich content files (PowerPoint etc.) or links (Websites, YouTube etc.) to many sections including the Summary.
Two or three easy-to-read, impactful paragraphs that highlight successes or accomplishments.
Focus on the overall brand.
May be written in the first person.
Succinctly describe who you are.
Quick hit of key skills.
Review suggested auto-completed skills.
Drag and drop to reorder.
Drag to just under Summary (my opinion).
Same or different than the resume?
An important catch all section.
Emphasize key accomplishments.
Link to the Web.
Give credit to fellow team members.
You can be among the first to know about the companys new developments, business opportunities and job opportunities.
Recruiters are looking in Groups. Become an expert in discussions. Help grow your network. Enhance your brand with logos. Groups for what you do, where you
worked and where you went to school.
Four or five strategically-requested recommendations that paint an overall picture of you and your brand.
Be clear about which aspects of your brand you would like the recommendation for when making the requests.
LinkedIn is good at telling you who knows who and you never knows who or how they know them.
Send invites from email address books Web-Based
Use LinkedIn as a contact manager tool
Advanced People Search LinkedIn is not Networking it is a Roadmap for Networking Connecting the dots
between your first level and second level.
Now the real work begins! Make the Calls; set up the Meetings!!